CERN Satellite Event at Demokritos

Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics of NCSR "Demokritos” , Athens, Greece

Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics of NCSR "Demokritos” , Athens, Greece


In the context of the annual summer program, the upcoming 10th of July the 70th Anniversary of CERN will be celebrated at the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics of NCSR "Demokritos” in Athens Greece. A large participation from the local scientific community, the public, from several Authorities from the government and  Representatives of CERN Directorate and Heads of Groups is expected.

The programme includes a full day, with two sessions split between the morning and the afternoon. During the first session, the past, present, and future of CERN will be outlined by representatives of the Directorate’s office and by experimental and theoretical renown colleagues.  The afternoon session  will focus on the societal impacts. The topics will cover opportunities for students, the technology transfer, the art program, the CERN Alumni Network, the activities of the CERN & Society Foundation, and the collaboration with Greek industry. A round table discussion with all the invited speakers will follow.


Remote participation will be possible trough the link:


    • 9:30 AM 9:40 AM
      Welcome Addresses 10m
      • Dr George Nounesis, Director and Chairman of the Board NCSR "Demokritos"
      • Prof. Anastasios Kyriazis, General Secretary of Research and Innovation
      • Prof.Joachim Mnich(CERN)
    • 9:40 AM 10:30 AM
      CERN:Past and Present 50m
      • Prof. Joachim Mnich
      Speaker: Joachim Mnich (CERN)
    • 10:30 AM 11:15 AM
      The verification of the Standard Model 45m
      Speaker: Prof. Jean Iliopoulos (ENS)
    • 11:15 AM 11:45 AM
      Break 30m
    • 11:45 AM 12:30 PM
      The Higgs Boson and beyond 45m
      • Prof. John Ellis, FRS, King's College London and CERN
      Speaker: Prof. John Ellis (Kings College London)
    • 12:30 PM 1:15 PM
      The path towards the Future Circular Collider at CERN 45m
      • Prof. Emmanuel Tsesmelis, University of Oxford and CERN
      Speaker: Emmanuel Tsesmelis (CERN)
    • 1:15 PM 2:00 PM
      Break 45m
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Knowledge Transfer at CERN 30m
      • Dr. Giovanni Anelli, Knowledge transfer Group Leader, CERN
      Speaker: Giovanni Anelli (CERN)
    • 2:30 PM 2:45 PM
      CERN and Society Foundation: essentials and impact 15m
      • Dr. Pascale Goy, CERN and Society Foundation Head, CERN
      Speaker: Pascale Goy (CERN)
    • 2:45 PM 3:15 PM
      Greece at CERN 30m
      • Prof. Costas Fountas, Greek Delegate at CERN, University of Ioannina
      Speaker: Costas Fountas (University of Ioannina (GR))
    • 3:15 PM 3:30 PM
      The CERN Alumni network 15m
      • Dr. Rachel Bray, Head of CERN Alumni relations, CERN
      Speaker: Rachel Bray (CERN)
    • 3:30 PM 3:45 PM
      Break 15m
    • 3:45 PM 4:00 PM
      CERN 70 years incubating Science,Art,Education initiatives 15m
      • Dr.Michael Hoch
      Speaker: Dr Michael Hoch (KIT)
    • 4:00 PM 4:15 PM
      Job opportunities at CERN 15m
      Speaker: Maria Kimpezi (CERN)
    • 4:15 PM 4:45 PM
      Presentation of Industrial Partners 30m
      • AlexMolds
      • Electromech.
      • Prisma S.A.
      • Kostarakis Edition
      • TEMMA
      Speakers: Alexopoulos (AlexMolds), Andreas Voulgarelis, Christos Giordamlis (Prisma S.A.), Paris Exindaris (TEMMA), Spyros Kostarakis (Kostarakis Edition)
    • 4:45 PM 5:00 PM
      Bringing frontier research in the school classroom: 18 years of collaboration between CERN and Ellinogermaniki Agogi 15m
      Speakers: Dr E. Chaniotakis, Dr Sofoklis Sotiriou
    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Round Table Discussion 30m